Articles By Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Mozilla to make Firefox more secure; Russia to disconnect itself from the internet; iOS update breaking iPhone signals

Mozilla adds more safety features to Firefox browser, Russia to disconnect itself from the internet in security test; new iOS update continues to break iPhones. Trending on Google, Mozilla is looking to make

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Spotify to ban adblock users

In an update email sent out to all its subscribers last week, Spotify amended its terms and service to reserve the right to ban anyone using adblock with its service. Spotfiy has been combating modified

Published on: February 11th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Spotify bans adblock users; Amazon may retract New York headquarters plan; Canada may ban Huawei

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 11th, 2019 Tom Li

Telus emerges as best Canadian carrier in OpenSignal mobile experience report

OpenSignal, a U.K.-based company specializing in wireless coverage mapping, ranks Telus as the best overall Canadian mobile service provider in its February mobile experience report. The report highlights the advancement of Canada’s 4G

Published on: February 8th, 2019 Tom Li

City of Markham and Bell partner for smart city initiative

The City of Markham has announced plans to integrate Bell's Smart City platform, a collection of interconnected Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and technologies. Markham will use the platform's IoT applications to monitor

Published on: February 7th, 2019 Tom Li

HashTag Trending – Gmail blocks more spam; Facebook lets you retract messages; Google detects compromised accounts

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 7th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – YouTube fights dislike mobs; IT companies fight hate speech; Chinese programmer steals a million

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Tom Li

How North fits the Focals smart glasses to your face

When I visited North’s Focal Toronto showroom in October, the store was still being fitted for opening. Even back then, its Focals smart glasses were already impressive. Now that the product is ready

Published on: January 31st, 2019 Tom Li

Plantronic releases Polycom Studio video conferencing solution

Plantronics, a manufacturer of enterprise communication equipment, today announced its Polycom Studio video conferencing solution. With its release, the Polycom Studio becomes the company’s first entry into the video conferencing market. The Polycom

Published on: January 29th, 2019 Tom Li

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 scanner review: digitize all your documents

The Fujitsu ScanScan iX1500 exemplifies a niched function done extremely well. With superb scan quality, speed, and reliability, the ScanSnap iX1500 is more than adequate for small businesses and home offices. Though its

Published on: January 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Zuckerberg to merge social media platforms; Microsoft employees spam each other; YouTube discourages borderline content

Mark Zuckerberg wants to merge his social media platforms; Microsoft employees start email turmoil; YouTube will discourage borderline content. Trending on Reddit, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to unify WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook

Published on: January 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Canada invests in Nokia for 5G; China blocks Bing; AI beats human pro gamers

Canada turns to Nokia for 5G; China blocks Bing; Google’s AI beats human pro gamers. Trending on Reddit, After the relationship between Canada and China soured over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng

Published on: January 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft helps combat fake news; XiaoMi demos foldable phone; Adobe buys Allgorithmic

Microsoft Edge to detect fake news; XiaoMi unveils its own foldable phone; Adobe purchases Allgorithmic.   Discerning between real and fake news can be challenging, but Microsoft is looking to make that process

Published on: January 24th, 2019 Tom Li

Amazon announces new Fire TV Stick for Canadian market

Amazon today released the Amazon Fire TV Stick to the Candian market. Not to be confused with the Fire TV Stick 4K released in Canada last October, this new Fire TV stick is

Published on: January 15th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Huawei executive arrested; hacker sentenced to 10 years in prison; China cuts iPhone prices

A Huawei executive was arrested in Poland; Anonymous hacker sentenced to 10 years in prison; Chinese retailers put iPhone on sale to clear stock. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now.

Published on: January 14th, 2019 Tom Li